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Concierge Tips – UK Olympians share their tips for tourists visiting London

There are only four days to go before the start of the Olympics so Team GB don’t have time for sightseeing but they have revealed their tips for tourists visiting London during the Games. Olympics sponsor British Airways asked the … Continue reading

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Concierge Tips – Tripadvisor Announces 2012 Travellers’ Choice Restaurants

TripAdvisor, a company that providees an online travel community for collating user-generated travel information, has announced its 2012 Travellers’ Choice Restaurants awards. Around 576 restaurants worldwide have been included in the list, which includes travellers’ favourite dining venues in the US, … Continue reading

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Get ready to rock! Diamond Jubilee concert promises to be a majestic night

Get ready to rock! Diamond Jubilee concert promises to be a majestic night JLS, Cheryl Cole, Ed Sheeran, Jessie J, Paul ­McCartney, Elton John, Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones, Cliff Richard, Gary Barlow, Robbie Williams, Stevie Wonder, Kylie Minogue and Madness … Continue reading

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Concierge Advise – Most Asked Questions – What do I Tip For In Britain?

Concierge Advise – Most Asked Questions  What do I Tip For In Britain? If you feel such unease (either because of the master-servant dynamic that the act implies or because you are – ahem – careful with money ) then … Continue reading

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London 2012 – Olympic Torch Relay – On Top of Mountain

Mountaineer  during day 11 of the relay. The flame travelled in a lantern on the Snowdon Mountain Railway before Sir Chris took the torch to the summit. “The honour of carrying this torch, and joining other torchbearers around the United … Continue reading

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The Concierge Tips – How to travel the world for free

The Concierge Tips –  How to travel the world for free Michael Wigge left Berlin without a penny and traveled 25,000 miles (40,230 kilometers) to Antarctica, hitchhiking, bartering and working his way by ship, plane, car and foot, from Europe … Continue reading

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Travel News – London’s New cable Car set to open soon in time for London 2012 Olympics

The Thames cable car moved a step closer to carrying its first paying passengers across the river as engineers began testing the gondolas. The load tests were taking place in a race to finish the £45 million project in time … Continue reading

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The 50 Best travel gadgets

PowerMoney Extreme backup battery firebox.com, £119.99 Use the sun’s energy so your gadgets don’t run out of juice. This is a battery charged from a solar panel that holds its charge for up to a year, ready to power your … Continue reading

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Events Big Screen Portsmouth Guildhall Olympic Highlights – Portsmouth to be London 2012 Live Site

Events Big Screen Portsmouth Guildhall Olympic Highlights  Portsmouth to be London 2012 Live Site The Big Screen and Guildhall Square are now known as the Portsmouth Live Site – one of only 22 London 2012 Live Sites for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The … Continue reading

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Olympic torch sets off on its 70-day journey

The Olympic flame has embarked on a 70-day tour of the UK in the run-up to the London 2012 Games. Ben Ainslie was the first torchbearer in the 8,000 mile relay, which set off from Land’s End at 07:15 BST. Cheering … Continue reading

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